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LASU VC abandons office over charms scare

18 November 2015, 14:16

Lagos - The acting Vice-Chancellor of the Lagos State University, Prof. Fidelis Njokanma has abandoned his office at the institution over charms surrounding the administrative block and the Senate Building of the institution, Punch reports.

Njokanma presided over his first Senate meeting last Wednesday at LASUCOM amid tight security.

The Lagos State Government through the university’s Governing Council led by Prof. Adebayo Ninalowo, appointed Njokanma, who hitherto was the Deputy VC, Academic, as the acting VC on November 7.

Also read: LASU students union protests increment in acceptance fee

He took over the reins of office from the immediate past VC, Prof. John Obafunwa.

The desecration of the Admin Block and the Senate Building with charms reportedly took place on March 16, 2015, at the height of the dispute between Obafunwa and members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities and the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, among other unions in the institution.

Read more at Punch

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